Col. Ronald Ransom, of Atlanta, was in Griffin.
•The Rev. C.E. Wheat, Capt. S. Grantland, David Bailey, James R. Robinson, E.H. Davis and Robert Walter went to Atlanta.
From the annals of 1961
Grace Hartley, food editor of The Atlanta Journal, was to speak at the Pike County Lions Club.
•The Griffin boys basketball team lost 50-59 to Marietta. Donald Griffin scored 21 points for Griffin.
From the annals of 2006
•Spalding High’s Jenni-Lynne Smith and Ashley Kennedy made the All-State Softball Team.
— Jackson Road Elementary School second grader Denise Keadle was the Box Tops for Education Queen for a Day. She collected 177 box tops in November.
•The Rev. Cleopatrick Lacy was chosen to serve as president of the New Era Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia Inc.